STEM Futures us an exciting prgoramme of Workshops for S3 - S6 to spark an interest in STEM and support pupils in making vital connections to the world of work. Developed in partnership with industry funders all workshops are free of charge. The following workshops are available to book now!
Innovation Workshops for S3 & S4
An Innovation Workshop is an exciting experience that opens doors to unexpected job opportunities for students in Scotland. These workshops go beyond the conventional and introduce students to diverse and fascinating career paths they may not have known existed. Expert facilitators guide students through interactive sessions, unveiling the potential of various professions and industries in the Scottish STEM Industry. The workshops act as eye-opening experiences, empowering students to break free from conventional notions and consider alternative career paths that may lead to exciting and rewarding futures. Join us for an Innovation Workshop at Glasgow Science Centre and embark on a journey of discovery and opportunities! Workshops are best suited to those learning at an S3-S4 level.
Shipbuilding (Manufacturing and Fabrication) Innovation Workshop,(S3-S4, 1hr)
In this workshop pupils will explore Glasgow’s ship building industry as they problem solve their way through hands-on engineering challenges. Pupils will complete tasks that are essential to the build and maintenance of a ship whilst learning about careers and apprenticeships in Scotland. This workshop is delivered in partnership with BAE Systems and will involve a chance to hear from their engineers about their career journeys. Through hands-on activities and challenges, students are encouraged to think critically and creatively as they explore the intricate processes involved in ship construction and maintenance. Expert facilitators encourage students to envision themselves in this dynamic field. By uncovering the hidden potential of shipbuilding careers, the workshop motivates students to consider exciting pathways they may not have previously imagined.
This free experience will include a 1-hour innovation workshop as well as access the explore the exhibitions in the Science Mall at Glasgow Science Centre. There is also funding available to help with the cost of transport to the Science Centre.
The workshop is running on 23rd, 24th, 29th & 30th November & 1st, 6th,7th & 8th December and can accommodate a maximum of 60 pupils per day.
If you would like to book this experience, please complete the form here as soon as possible.
Work Readiness Workshops
These interactive and immersive workshops are tailor-made to give your students an unforgettable experience, opening their eyes to the vast career opportunities that await them in the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. During our half-day workshops, your pupils will embark on a thrilling journey through Scotland's growing STEM Industries while engaging in hands-on challenges. They'll dive into real-world problem-solving scenarios, where they'll discover the career opportunities for them in STEM. By participating in our STEM Futures workshops, your students will not only gain practical skills and knowledge but also get a glimpse into the various apprenticeships and career paths available in Scotland's thriving STEM sector. They'll witness how passion, creativity, and innovation can lead to a fulfilling and impactful career in these dynamic industries. So, teachers, if you want to equip your students with the inspiration and confidence to pursue their dreams in STEM, join us for our STEM Futures workshops at Glasgow Science Centre. Together, let's nurture the next generation of innovative thinkers and problem solvers for a brighter and more exciting future in Scotland's STEM industries! Workshops are best suited to those learning at an S5-S6 level.
Aerospace Engineering Work Readiness Workshop (S5-S6, 4.5hr) - Dates available on demand from January 2024 (Wednesday - Friday only in January - March)
In this thrilling full day workshop, students get to pilot Scotland's only full-motion flight simulators while discovering the fascinating world of aerospace engineering. Ignite their passion and reveal the vast array of engineering jobs that await them in the aerospace industry, from satellites and rockets, to planes and drones. Don't miss this chance to inspire your students and pave the way for exciting STEM careers. These workshops are free and come with a transport grant thanks to support from MathWorks. To enquire please email us at [email protected]
Shipbuilding Work Readiness Workshop (S5-S6, 2hr)
Raise the anchor and get ready to castoff into the captivating world of Shipbuilding at Glasgow Science Centre. Brace yourselves, as your students step into the heart of Scotland's shipbuilding legacy along the historic Clyde River! In this immersive 2 hour workshop, they will become shipbuilders, collaborating to exploring the careers available in constructing and maintain vessels crucial to our maritime industry. Developed in partnership with BAE Systems, this workshop offers an exciting and educational way for your students to explore the fascinating field of shipbuilding and discover how it continues to thrive. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to inspire your students and help them explore the opportunities on their doorstep including many great apprenticeships programmes. These workshops are free and come with a transport grant thanks to support from BAE Systems. Secure your spot now!
This free experience will include a 2-hour innovation workshop as well as access the explore the exhibitions in the Science Mall at Glasgow Science Centre. There is also funding available to help with the cost of transport to the Science Centre.
The workshop is running on 7th , 8th , 9th February & 1st , 7th , 8th , 13th , 14th , 15th March
If you would like to book this experience please complete the form here as soon as possible.